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My excerpt is from my new novel, The Layneworth Monsters. All of my work is available exclusively at Amazon. You can purchase the book for $3.99 or borrow it for free as part of Kindle Unlimited or the Kindle Owners' Lending Library.
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There's a vicious serial killer in town that's keeping the detectives of Layneworth and the entire city up at night. Some think it's a ruthless human, while others could swear werewolves are behind the havoc.
The Buscettos are far from human. Though they appear like the typical, charming family to the outside world—they're a sex and bloodthirsty monster race that has stealthily roamed the planet since the fifth century. Known as Zxxtergins, they often leave their victims mutilated and nude in their pursuit of carnal desire.
Detective Brenda Martin and her partner Robert Moretti are determined to crack the case, but at what cost? Vaccinations are said to keep the Zxxtergins at bay. When Brenda forgets to keep up with her vaccinations, does she too become a victim? Amongst all of the cross-species love and uncontrollable lust, loss of life both monster and human, is Layneworth, let alone the world, safe from the Zxxtergin race?
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One of the main characters in my novel is bisexual. Therefore, the novel contains both F/F and M/F scenes.
A few hours later, Brenda was in her car, headed back home. The butterflies in her stomach fluttered rapidly. This Litria was beautiful, but she was young, and she’d have to deal with the fact that she was young.
When Brenda entered her home, Litria was sitting on the couch, wearing one of Brenda’s oversized T-shirts and nothing else. The erect nipples of her perky breasts pushed against the fabric of the shirt. Litria flashed Brenda a smile. “Hi!”
“Hi, Litria. That shirt looks great on you. You look beautiful.” Brenda put her purse and briefcase down with one hand, carrying a bucket of chicken in the other. She had stopped at a takeout place along the way. With Veronica gone, fast food meals would be on the menu, at least for the near future. “Well...you must be hungry. I’ve got some chicken here.”
“No, I’m not hungry.”
“Are you sure?”
“Yeah, I’m great. I’ll just watch you.”
“Not a fan of fried chicken, huh?”
Litria walked up to Brenda. “I’m a fan of you.”
Brenda blushed. Who is this girl, and what am I getting myself into?
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In the kitchen, Brenda removed a plate out of the cabinet and put chicken, coleslaw, and a biscuit on it. Before she could turn for the table, Litria was standing behind her. She hadn’t noticed the young woman had come so close.
Litria placed her hands on Brenda’s waist. “Do you need help with anything?” She whispered into Brenda’s ear. Her breasts pushed against Brenda’s back.
Brenda’s pussy quivered. “No...I...I...”
Litria’s lips were on Brenda’s neck.
The quivers in Brenda’s pussy intensified. She turned and stared into Litria’s eyes. The beautiful woman was like an animal ready to pounce. Brenda took a deep breath, and Litria’s lips were on hers before pulling away.
“Is there something wrong?” Brenda asked.
“No...you’re just different than the other women I meet.”
“Different? I hope that’s a good thing.” Brenda smiled nervously.
“Yes. It’s a good thing.” Litria walked back to her chair and sat down.
Brenda stared at Litria and tried to regain her composure. She took her plate and slowly sat at the table. “Umm...how old are you, if you don’t mind me asking?”
“Twenty-one,” Litria said.
“I see. Well...I’m thirty-eight. That’s quite an age difference.”
Litria laughed. “Oh please, does it really matter?”
“Well...I don’t know. Maybe it doesn’t. It’s just that I’ve never been with someone so young.”
The phone rang, startling Brenda.
“If it’s Veronica, tell her to go away,” Litria said.
Brenda looked at Litria in shock, but it was mixed with agreement. She wanted to tell Veronica to go away.
“Brenda, we need to talk,” said Veronica.
“Yes, we certainly do.”
Litria grabbed the phone from Brenda’s hand. “Look, bitch, Brenda doesn’t wanna talk. Come get your shit and get out.”
Litria handed the phone back to Brenda. “Go on, tell her.”
Brenda slowly reached for the phone. She felt oddly at peace, even as she heard the sound of Veronica’s voice, screaming at the other end. She put the phone to her ear.
“Who the hell is that? Wow! You just couldn’t wait could you?”
“Please, Ronnie. We do need to talk.”
“Who was that? Answer me, Brenda!”
“Don’t tell me to calm down! I want to know who’s in the house.”
“Things haven’t been right between you and me for a while. It’s time to discuss separation. I’ll help you get settled and into your own place. Don’t worry.”
“I don’t need your fucking help!” Veronica slammed down the phone.
The women studied each other from across the table. Litria sat back in her chair, stroking her long hair with a look of satisfaction settled on her face.
Brenda gazed at Litria. She couldn’t explain it, but this young, beautiful woman made her feel more wanted and desired than she had felt in a long time.
“Now, eat your food,” Litria said.